Run Kid Run

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Run Kid Run
Origin Carmi, Illinois, U.S.
Genres Pop punk, indie rock, Christian rock
Years active 2006-present
Labels Tooth & Nail
Associated acts Side Walk Slam, Slingshot 57
Members David Josiah Curtis
Neil Endicott
Paul Stewart
Matt Jackson
Past members Lyle Chastain

Run Kid Run is a Christian pop/rock band from Carmi, Illinois and Morganfield, Kentucky, formed in 2006. Their debut album This Is Who We Are, was released on May 18, 2006 through Tooth & Nail Records. All of the members, except Paul Stewart, were originally from punk rock band Side Walk Slam on Tooth & Nail Records. The video for the song "We've Only Just Begun" was featured on the American Eagle music video store soundtrack after its release. The band's second album titled Love at the Core was released on April 29, 2008. Both albums were produced by James Paul Wisner.[1] The song "Freedom" become a hit song on the Christian radio station Air 1. Their recent work in the studio with Mark Lee Townsend and Matt Thiessen brought forth Patterns, released November 15, 2011.



Title Year Label Chart Positions
Top 200 US Christian US Heat
This Is Who We Are 2006 Tooth & Nail Records 33 48
Love at the Core 2008 32 28
Patterns 2011


Year Title Chart Positions Album[2]
Top 30 of the Week Peak[2]
Annual Top 100
Billboard Hot Christian Songs[3]
2006 "We've Only Just Begun" 5 31 This Is Who We Are
2006 "I'll Forever Sing" 12 56, 73* This Is Who We Are
2007 "Sing to Me" 3 22 This Is Who We Are
2008 "The Modern March" 1 42, 14** This Is Who We Are
2008 "Captives Come Home" 1 1 Love at the Core
2008 "Sure Shot" 1 18, 43*** Love at the Core
2009 "Set the Dial" 1 2 Love at the Core
2009 "My Sweet Escape" 1 5 41 Love at the Core
2011 "Back to the Basics" 22 Patterns

* No. 56 in 2006, No. 73 in 2007

** No. 42 in 2007, No. 14 in 2008

*** No. 18 in 2008, No. 43 in 2009

Songs Featured On Compilations[edit]

Year Song Album
2007 "We've Only Just Begun" X2007
2008 "Captives Come Home" Tooth & Nail/BEC GMA Sampler 2008
2009 "Sure Shot" X2009
2009 "One In A Million" Songs From The Penalty Box Vol. Six


  • David Josiah Curtis - vocals, guitar
  • Neil Endicott - guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Paul Stewart - bass
  • Matt Jackson - drums
  • Lyle Chastain - bass


  1. ^ Run Kid Run Discography on Jesus Freak Hideout
  2. ^ a b "Music and Charts". Retrieved 2012-04-06. 
  3. ^